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Himsomnia

noun; blending
sleep deprivation caused by male partner’s snoring or tossing and turning in bed. comic effect, the neologism simply sounds funny, especially since it sounds just like insomnia, blamed on a male, like most female problems.
 
to deal w/ “himsomnia,” “try earplugs to block out the sound, and I’d encourage him to exercise, which improves deep sleep
Etymology : blend of ‘him’ (male pronoun) and ‘insomnia’ (noun meaning sleep deprivation)
Source : Glamour
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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